ADMIRAL BRADY’S SON BURIED AT ARLINGTON
WASHINGTON, July 25, 1963 – Private First Class Christopher N. Brady, 22-year-old son of Rear Admiral and Mrs. Parke H. Brady, of Washington, was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery here yesterday.
Brady, an officer candidate at the Marine Corps Schools at Quantico, Virginia, was killed in a three-way collision on U.S. Route 1 near Dumfries, Virginia, last Monday.
According to the Virginia State Police, his sports car swerved into oncoming traffic and was struck head-on by another car. A truck then crashed into the wreckage. Two persons in the other car were injured.
Brady attended the Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland, the Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut and St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York. He enlisted in the Marine Corp a year ago.
Admiral Brady, formerly Assistant Chief of Naval Operations for Reserves, served as United States Naval Attaché at The Hague after World War II, and later as an aide to Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. He retired two years ago.
Mrs. Brady, the former Elinor Morse Ryan, is the granddaughter of the late Thomas Fortune Ryan, the New York financier who founded the American Tobacco Company.
- MC United States Marine Corps
- DATE OF BIRTH: 12/25/1940
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/22/1963
- BURIED AT: SECTION 35 SITE 2255
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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